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Cellular network based Machine-To-Machine (M2M) communication is fast becoming a market-changing force for a wide spectrum of businesses and applications such as telematics, smart metering, point-of-sale terminals, and home security and automation systems. In this paper, the authors aim to answer the following important question: Does traffic generated by M2M devices impose new requirements and challenges for cellular network design and management? To answer this question, they take a first look at the characteristics of M2M traffic and compare it with traditional Smartphone traffic.
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